| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: You've previously mentioned the computer software technology known as applicant tracking systems (ATS) used by many employers. I detest technology and as a job seeker, why do I care? I can network my way to employment. -- M.W.
| Feb 27, 2014
As students in school districts in the northern suburbs and elsewhere increasingly trade pencils and spiral-bound notebooks for laptops and iPads, educators say digital distractions also have begun to become a part of the classroom.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Grace Hopper, known as "the first lady of software," is celebrated for her computer genius, with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday.
The doodle would have been deeply appreciated by Grace Murray Hopper. She rose through the naval...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Naughty Dog's apocalyptic zombie survival game "The Last of Us" won game of the year at the D.I.C.E. Awards in Las Vegas Thursday night.
Game took home 10 prizes, including outstanding achievement in story, outstanding innovation in gaming, adventure...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:59 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- You can add all the apps in the world to that phone in the palm of your hand.
But the device manufacturer still has more say over how your phone looks and works than you do.
Some people in the tech community don't think it should be...
| Dec 13, 2013
While there are many issues with our current system of education, perhaps none is more destructive than the acquisition of "knowledge" over the development of skill. Our system is based on a structure scholars decided on in the 1890s with the intention of...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Hewlett-Packard has begun heavily promoting its Windows 7 PCs over those that run Windows 8, the newer but far less popular version of Microsoft's operating system.
The Palo Alto tech company recently updated its website to showcase computers running...
| Jan 26, 2014
The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before.
Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Nokia will reportedly unveil a smartphone running Google's Android operating system later this month, before its acquisition by Microsoft closes.
The Finnish phone maker, which agreed to sell its hardware business to Microsoft for $7.4 billion last...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Samsung kicked off the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona this weekend by announcing the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches.
The two devices are similar to the original Galaxy Gear, which was released just six months ago, but Samsung has made...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The security flaw in Apple products discovered late last week, and so far only partially patched, has shocked software experts the world over -- not because it's so serious, but because it's so simple.
The flaw could allow attackers access to most up-...